The Impact of Human Resource Practices on Low-Income Workers in the Context of a Natural Disaster
Lilly, Juliana, Kavanaugh, Joseph, Zelbst, Pamela, Duffy, JoAnn, Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management
A team of four researchers interviewed fifty-two displaced employees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita about the human resource practices of their organizations before and after the hurricanes, attitudes toward their employers, as well as their perceptions of organizational justice, trust and commitment. Using traditional qualitative analytic methods, a team of four researchers found strong, consistent relationships between variables. Findings suggest that organizations may benefit from treating all employees, including low-income employees, as valuable human capital so that employees may feel more committed to helping the organization rebuild after a …
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Publication information: Article title: The Impact of Human Resource Practices on Low-Income Workers in the Context of a Natural Disaster. Contributors: Lilly, Juliana - Author, Kavanaugh, Joseph - Author, Zelbst, Pamela - Author, Duffy, JoAnn - Author. Journal title: Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management. Volume: 10. Issue: 1 Publication date: September 2008. Page number: 110+. © Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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